Latyrx (The Album)

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Latyrx (The Album)
Studio album by Latyrx
Released August 25, 1997
Recorded 1996-1997
Genre Rap
Length 47:14
Label Solesides/Quannum Projects
QP 033
Producer Latyrx and the
Solesides crew
Latyrx chronology
Latyrx
(The Album)

(1997)
The Muzapper Mixes
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
RapReviews.com (10/10) [2]
The Find (10/10) [3]

Latyrx (The Album) is the debut full-length studio album by the American underground hip-hop duo Latyrx, consisting of San Francisco Bay area rappers Lateef the Truthspeaker and Lyrics Born. The album was released on August 25, 1997 on the Solesides record label. Solesides was reestablished as Quannum Projects soon after, and the album was re-released on the Quannum label in 2002.

Allmusic notes that the "sonically inventive" album, when considered with subsequent Quannum releases, "represents a major step for the Solesides (later Quannum) collective in replacing the Hieroglyphics as the Bay Area's most adventurous underground crew."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Latyrx" – 5:48
  2. "Say That" – 3:41
  3. "The Quickening (The Wreckoning, Pt. 2)" – 5:02
  4. "Balcony Beach (featuring Joyo Velarde)" – 5:30
  5. "Live at 90.3 '94" – 1:25
  6. "The Muzapper's Mix: Aim for the Flickering Flame / Rankin #1" – 4:13
  7. "Funky Granules" – 1:49
  8. "Bad News" – 2:46
  9. "Off (With) Their Heads (Be Prompt)" – 3:03
  10. "Interlude" – 0:24
  11. "Burnt Pride" – 6:53
  12. "Scratchapella" – 0:23
  13. "The Wreckoning (Live 45 mix)" – 2:47
  14. "Burning Hot in Cali on a Saturday Night (featuring Blackalicious)" – 3:30

Production credits[edit]

All songs produced by Lyrics Born except:

  • Tracks 1, 3, 12, 13 produced by DJ Shadow
  • Tracks 8, 14 produced by Chief Xcel
  • Track 5 from Live at KDVS 1994 with John Tchicai

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